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Early Years

Early Years and Nursery

Developing essential skills for early years

Early Years and Nursery

Developing essential skills for early years

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In the recent School Ready report, published by the NAHT and the Family and Childcare Trust, 97% of the 780 respondents said that speech, language and communication issues were a significant problem for school readiness. In addition, 39% indicated that literacy and maths were causing concern for children.
With the right resources and professional development to help develop essential skills, you can make all your children school ready and boost their confidence.

Free support for teaching early years

Early Years Blog

Experts share their knowledge of teaching early years and offer fun activities to try at home or in nursery

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Explore our resources on our Early Years Pinterest Board where you can find links to webinars, arts and crafts and more

Oxford Owl

Direct parents to Oxford Owl 'for home' to support their children in early development

Resources for Early Years

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Numicon Firm Foundations

Equip 3–5 year-olds with a deep understanding of numbers through structured and explorative activities

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Read Write Inc. Nursery Pack

Everything you need to start your nursery children on their phonics journey

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Nuffield Early Language Intervention

Proven to improve children's oral language skills and support reading comprehension

Resources for Early Years

Take a look at our materials that support development in the essential skills required to offer children the best possible start in life.

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